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Mauna Lani

Kohala Coast, Kona, United States

97 Excellent 605 Reviews
Reimagined all-new luxury lifestyle resort defining a new era of experiential luxury on the Island of Hawaii following with an array of curated programs, ocean-immersive activities, spa and wellness center, five restaurants and bars, and three distinct pools.
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Alliance Perks

SAVE $165+
  • Breakfast Daily
  • $100 Resort Credit
  • VIP Status
  • WiFi
  • Upgrade
  • Early Check-in

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Mauna Lani
Set along the Kona Coast upon sacred land marked by royal fish ponds and natural lava plains, Mauna Lani, an Auberge Resort is a luxury beachfront property. Following a resort-wide re-imagination and renovation, the reincarnated resort is a hidden oasis offering guests a place to rejuvenate and nourish their spirit, while discovering the meaning of 'ohana—the Hawaiian word for family.

Mauna Lani means "mountain reaching heaven", the all-new luxury lifestyle resort debuted on the island of Hawaii with a distinct sense of place deeply rooted in cultural traditions. Nowhere in the Hawaiian archipelago is the land more powerful, sacred or alive than this storied and natural place of wonder. Here, guests can partake in transformational experiences, enriching cultural immersions, unrivaled amenities, and curated moments.

The resort offers contemporary guest rooms and suites, along with five private bungalow residences. Featuring organic sensibilities, accommodations have furnished lanai balconies with mountain or ocean views, and understated furnishings with ample hardwood, natural fabrics, and textures that embody the essence of Hawaii.

For dining, there are five exclusive restaurants and lounges, including CanoeHouse providing a one-of-a-kind beachfront island-style dining experience. Celebrating the islands connecting between land and sea, the contemporary restaurant has indoor-outdoor seating and unparalleled ocean views. HaLani is an open-air restaurant serving Mediterranean dishes complemented by locally-sourced ingredients, and the Surf Shack is a toes-in-the-sand eatery by the beach.

Offering curated activities through the KAINALU active pursuits and the Living Culture programs, guests can experience an authentic sense of Hawaii. There are three distinct pools including a family pool, a signature spa and wellness haven, and a variety of ocean pursuits including outrigger canoeing, surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, and snorkeling off the resort’s main beach in Makaiwa Bay.

Exclusive Perks at Mauna Lani

Breakfast, $100 and More on Hawaii's Kohala Coast

SAVE $165+

On the dramatic Kohala Coast, Mauna Lani’s secluded beaches, coral reefs, and ancient fishponds set the stage for transformative experiences. Gather with friends and family at the Hālau, our open-air village center that serves as the vibrant heart of the resort. Come here to plan island adventures, meet friends after a gym workout, and experience the spa and shops and fresh culinary delights. Continue onto the Great Lawn—an expansive grassy playground with palm-fringed swimming pools, the HāLani restaurant, and Hā Bar. Wander down to the Surf Shack, which anchors the Great Lawn to an expansive white sand beach. After exploring the storied coastline, make new memories with dinner at the celebrated CanoeHouse.

Guests making reservations through Five Star Alliance under the "Five Star Signature Package" will also receive the following amenities:

  • Breakfast Daily
  • $100 Resort Credit
  • VIP Status
  • WiFi
  • Upgrade
  • Early Check-in
  • Late Check-out
Terms and Conditions
Reservations must be made with Five Star Alliance under the "Five Star Signature Package" rate. Breakfast buffet provided daily for two people per room in HaLani. A $100 resort credit is included once per room, per stay. Upgrade, early check-in, and late check-out are on request and subject to availability at time of check-in and departure.

Hotel Address:
  • Mauna Lani
  • 68-1400 Mauna Lani Drive
  • Kohala Coast, Kona, HI 96743
  • United States

Location Summary
Ideally located on 32 expansive oceanfront acres, marked by royal fish ponds, natural lava plains, lush tropical gardens, and bordered by alluring beaches, Mauna Lani – meaning “mountain reaching heaven,” is an inspiring spiritual haven that captures a distinct sense of place deeply rooted in rich cultural traditions, yet seamlessly blends a modern tomorrow.

Directions to Hotel
By car from Kona International Airport (KOA), 22 miles: Head west on Keahola Airport Road towards Kupipi Street. Follow HI-19 to Mauna Lani Drive for 20 miles. Follow Mauna Lani Drive to the Mauna Lani Resort.
Conde Nast Award Winner, Travel And Leisure Award
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Step inside Hale ‘I‘ike, the House of Knowledge, and immerse yourself in Hawaii's extraordinary indigenous living culture. This welcoming place is part museum, part cherished uncle's living room—a showcase of Hawaiian art and history through the eras of kings, cowboys, and celestial navigators. Come here to “talk story” with Danny Akaka, the resort's Kahu Hānai and browse the mesmerizing collection of artifacts. If the resplendent portraits of Hawaiian royals don’t spark your imagination, the octopus fishing lures and shark tooth weapons surely will.


Each month during the full moon, music lovers bring blankets and folding chairs to the oceanfront lawn at the Eva Parker Woods Cottage. ‘Ukulele and guitar players gather on the lanai (porch) to talk story and play their favorite tunes. The stage is humble but the talent is world-class. For over two decades, the Twilight at Kalāhuipua‘a concert series has served as a Who’s Who of Hawaiian music. The evening’s performers—kept secret until they take the stage—have included ‘ukulele superstar Jake Shimabukuru, falsetto songbird Aunty Genoa Keawa, and master slack key guitarist Cyril Pahinui. One night the legendary Don Ho happened to stroll by and volunteered to play an impromptu set. Often, the unknown talents offer the most poignant performances: a trio of Parker Ranch cowboys crooning about the joys and heartbreaks on the range or a local lei maker inspired to dance a spontaneous hula. Steeped in genuine aloha, this intimate kanikapila (jam session) is not to be missed.
Fine Dining On Site
Canoe House offers beachfront, island-style dining like no other. Celebrating Hawaii’s soulful connection between land and sea—unparalleled Pacific Ocean views and contemporary indoor-outdoor space, included.
Child Programs
Holoholo Kids Circle.
Pool Outdoor
3 distinct pools including a family pool.
Blessed with magnificent weather and a three-mile stretch of tropical beach and shoreline beyond compare, Mauna Lani offers water sports and beach activities of every kind.
Biking Touring
Bicycles to explore the resort.
Mauna Lani Resort's two championship golf courses, Mauna Lani North and South, offer a challenging experience to novice and professional golf enthusiasts alike.
Horseback Riding
Jogging Running
Running within the resort area.
Recommended Rooms
You can enjoy direct views of the Pacific Ocean from behind dramatic floor-to-ceiling window walls or from your private lanai in the Oceanfront room. An airy, open floor plan makes the most of indigenous materials that reflect the area’s natural beauty. The room also offers a luxurious bathroom with dual vanities and a walk-in shower. Experience extraordinary oceanfront living with this spacious indoor-outdoor room, which measures up to 667 square feet, and offers one of the best ocean views from the resort.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Child Programs
    - Pets Allowed
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
    - Tennis Courts On Site
Available Activities
  • - Beach
    - Biking Mountain
    - Biking Touring
    - Boating
    - Dining
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Golf Driving Range
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Horseback Riding
    - Jogging Running
    - Sailing
    - Scuba Diving
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Theatre & Museums
    - Volleyball
    - Windsurfing

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